Tag: weekend

Violence spills across Hong Kong New Territories on 24th weekend of unrest

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong police fired tear gas to break up rallies as black-clad activists blocked roads and trashed shopping malls across the New Territories on Sunday on the 24th straight weekend of anti-government protests. Protesters are detained by riot police officers during an anti-government demonstration in Hong Kong, China, November 10, 2019.…

Federal party leaders address gun violence after weekend shooting near Toronto

OTTAWA—What police were calling an “ambush-style” shooting in the Toronto area that left one teenager dead and five other people injured saw federal party leaders swiftly move to offer condolences Sunday but little in the way of new ideas to address gun violence in Canada’s cities. Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau had already been on the…

BOX OFFICE: ‘Angel Has Fallen’ sears competition over Labour Day weekend

LOS ANGELES, Sept 1, (Variety.com) – Lionsgate and Millennium’s “Angel Has Fallen” ruled the box office during an expectedly quiet Labour Day weekend. The third entry in the action franchise generated $ 11.5 million over the weekend and should close out the holiday with $ 14.4 million. Without any new nationwide offerings from a major…

Three people injured in another rash of weekend shootings

A vehicle found abandoned and set on fire in Vaughan on Saturday is the same vehicle two suspects used to flee an East York shooting over the long weekend that killed one man and injured another, say Toronto police. Police received a flood of 911 calls on Friday around 2:15 p.m. to a lowrise residential…

With Avengers and Game of Thrones, movies and TV peaked in a single weekend

If you could have collected the sighs of satisfaction emanating from movie theatres and home TV rooms this past weekend, they would have been as loud as thunder. We collectively attained peak movies and peak TV in the same time frame, as stories years in the telling reached thrilling climaxes: Avengers: Endgame and the “Battle…